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Bled White (2009)

The dead feast on human flesh and stop at nothing for it. The living, confined to the dark corners of the world, must do what it takes to survive. Dying is the only thing left to do at the ... See full summary »

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North Roberts ...
Ed
Matthew E. Prochazka ...
Matt
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Natalie (as Colleen Boag)
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Sam Dale
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Mary Dale
Laura Locascio ...
Amanda Valerio
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Paul Valerio
Christian Rogala ...
Joe
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Melissa
Rob Karracker ...
Crossroad Man
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Kyra Zombie
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Muriel Cease ...
Woman in town
Jennifer D'Adamo ...
Zombie
Allen Forbes ...
Screaming Man
G. Alejandro Gomez ...
Soldier #1
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The dead feast on human flesh and stop at nothing for it. The living, confined to the dark corners of the world, must do what it takes to survive. Dying is the only thing left to do at the end of the world. Now Ed, Matt, Joe, Natalie, Sam and Mary will try to survive. Who lives depends on who kills first. Written by Jose C. Gomez and Bruce Spielbauer

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At the end of the world, who will be hungrier -- the living or the dead?

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28 October 2011 (USA)  »

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Filmed during one of the coldest and snowiest winters in modern Illinois history, the cast of Bled White generally had to endure wind chills of 10 to 25 below zero and near-blizzard conditions during almost all of the two month shoot. See more »

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Ed: First rule: Never be far from your car.
Matt: Ahh, we should have made up that rule five minutes ago.
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Pulp Fiction meets Zombieland
24 April 2010 | by (Chicago, IL - United States) – See all my reviews

I have to admit; Bled White caught my eye with its DVD cover a zombie screaming directly at me, and blood spelling out the title. Well, when I put the movie and began to watch it, I thought it was an average movie, until it hit me and I realized that this was one hell of a zombie flick. The film tells a few stories rather than just one linear story: 1) the story of two hit men who kill humans to feed to a zombie 2) the story of a wife and husband who hire two men to kill humans to feed to their dead zombie son 3) the story of a young couple who try to make it through the end of the world. They are both very stimulating stories and each one really made me feel for the characters.

Right off the bat I noticed something about this film and that something is what really made me love this movie. Each story is like a serial and I can see (I don't know if this is true) that this film pays a lot of tribute to Pulp Fiction in the sense that each story cuts off and picks up with another one. Each story is intertwined and it's non linear, there is even this sense of pulpness and grittiness to the film that mirrors Quentin Tarantino flicks. There is great violence; there is stylization and great character development. That brings me to my next point… Bled White really makes me care for its characters. Character development is very key when it comes to zombie flicks because it helps show the emotion and the struggle when surviving a zombie apocalypse. The hit men are characters that you love but hate at the same time because they are cruel and brutal, and one of them is looking for his wife and you can tell that he really has a heart but won't show it. It's a brilliant character arc. The father from the second story is very quiet but contemplative, he understands what his son is and he knows that him and his wife will eventually die but there is still some delusion left in him. It's sad and I really felt for him out of all the rest. The director did a great job capturing the emotion that drives his characters.

The other thing that it does, quite nicely too, is show us just how bleak the future after the zombie apocalypse is. The film is beautifully shot and it uses a wide array of filters and color correction to give us this threatening and cold world that the characters are in. There are scenes where it looks like the whole thing is in black and white but its not, it's just washed out to show us how dead and cold things are. When its morning the sky is red and orange that maybe hints on the fact that there may have been an explosion or some kind of chemical that caused the atomic sky. The whole film is just wonderfully colorized.

If you are a zombie fan I would not pass this movie up. The movie is like Pulp Fiction meets Zombieland meets Dawn of the Dead meets Benny Hill. It's a fun time and I guarantee that it's worth checking into. This is probably one of the few movies that I have see that has running zombies in it and doesn't make me look away in disgust. So, if you have a chance to see it, give it a try… it's one hell of a movie.


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